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Key takeaways for Q1 2017

Quarterly market update: Q1 2017 key takeaways Global economy accelerates in 2016, markets bounce back. Potential policy concerns from Washington remain.

International: U.S. may lead

International outlook: Seek exposure to growth Consider foreign stocks with U.S. growth exposure—plus select opportunities in Brazil, India, and Europe.

Are annuities right for you?

Guide to annuity fees Annuities can be complex. Here are some basic guidelines on how to help ensure you're getting a good value.


Social Security tips for couples Social Security tips for couples
Consider three strategies that may help married couples dramatically boost their lifetime benefits.
Bonds: Risks and opportunities Post-election market shifts
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